Board of Trustees

So we set up a governance structure – a Board of Trustees (people who would oversee the management of the organisation); financial systems (what we do with money) and meeting our purpose (why are we doing this work).

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Chris Rowlands

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Heather Thompson

Board Member

Jenny Wright

Jo Fortune

Jo Fortune

Board Member

Joyce Pennington

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Laura McQuillan

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Maureen McGarrity

Board Member

Rachel Ross

Board Member

Robert Weiner

Community Action Group

To help the Board of Trustees make sure that we are working in the right direction and providing the services that the D/deaf community needs we have a Community Action Group (CAG). This is our team of volunteers.


Andrew Craigie

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Chris Scorer

David Lennard

David Lennard

Emma Ashie-Neequaye

Emma Ashie-Neequaye

Jean Kyle

Jean Kyle


Julie Storey


Maddie Khatami

Mairhi Rautenbach

Mairhi Rautenbach


To help make sure we’re all in the right place at the right time and we follow Charity and Company law we have a small team of paid staff.


Claire Hoggeth

Advice and Support Manager
Staff Member

Heidi Jobling


Louise McGlen

Information Worker (HoH)
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Vicky Sowden

Information Worker